Simpson senior softball player Kayla Reusche has been named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District 8 Softball First Team, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Simpson softball’s Megan Crockett has earned American Rivers All-Conference First Team honors for her impressive sophomore season, while Ashley Allen, Emily Bell and Sara Trent were tabbed to the second team.
In the American Rivers Conference semifinals, the sixth-seeded Simpson softball team came short of an upset bid and lost 3-1 to second-seeded Coe on Saturday.
Camrey Leo smoked a two out, two-run homer in the seventh inning to extend Simpson softball’s season on Friday as the Storm won 7-6 over Wartburg to advance in the American Rivers Conference Tournament.
The Simpson softball team enters the American Rivers Conference Tournament as the sixth seed and will take on the three-seed, Wartburg, on Friday. First pitch is slated for 4:30 p.m. as top-seeded Central College hosts the tournament.
At the doorstep of getting into the American Rivers Conference Tournament, the Simpson softball team used five home runs to win 6-2 at Buena Vista on Sunday to clinch the sixth seed in the tournament. The Storm lost 7-3 in the series finale.